Today the Senate Parliamentarian issued a third opinion that the U.S. Congress cannot include immigration provisions in the budget reconciliation package.
In reaction to House passage of sweeping legislation of President Biden’s Build Back Better Act, Pablo Alvarado, Co-Director of NDLON, issued the following statement
Senate Hearing Raises Expectations For Biden Administration on Immigrant Worker Rights: Senator Booker and Secretary Mayorkas Make Case for Deferred Action Status
This morning, US DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas testified on the administration’s border & immigration policies before the Senate Judiciary Committee. During one particular exchange between Senator Booker (D, NJ) and Secretary Mayorkas, there was an acknowledgment that the Biden Administration can and should do more to incentivize immigrant workers to serve as whistleblowers if they work at abusive job sites.
“What levers will you pull?” National Day Laborer Organizing Network Reacts to Statement from Key Senators on Immigrant Rights
In response to a joint statement published by Senators Menendez, Lujan, Padilla and Cortez Masto, NDLON co-executive director Pablo Alvarado issued the following statement
Following Release of DHS Worksite Memo, Immigrant Worker Blue Ribbon Commission Holds First Public Meeting
For Immediate Release // Please Excuse Cross Posting Tuesday, October 19, 2021 Contact: Viridiana Vidal, firstname.lastname@example.org Following Release of DHS Worksite Memo, Immigrant Worker Blue Ribbon Commission Holds First Public MeetingAnnounces Series of Open Hearings in Coming Weeks Nationwide — On Monday evening, workers and advocates from the recently formed Blue Ribbon Commission (BRC) hosted…
Following publication of a new memo by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security setting forth a new direction for worksite immigration enforcement, NDLON, its member & partner organizations, and others formally announced today the launch of a new BLUE RIBBON COMMISSION (BRC) to provide input on, guidance for, and evaluation of the new policy and priorities currently under development in the next sixty days.
In response to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security memo on worksite enforcement, NDLON Co-Executive Director Nadia Marin-Molina made the following statement:
NDLON Calls Upon Allies In Congress To Join Representative Chuy Garcia In Pledging To Block The Whole Enchilada On Infrastructure if Immigrant Legalization is Not Included in Final Vote Package
The National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON) calls upon our closest friends in Congress and Washington DC to do more to ensure that immigrant legalization makes it into a final deal on infrastructure.
In response to the release of a memo on “Guidelines for the Enforcement of Civil Immigration Law” by Department of Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas, Pablo Alvarado, the Co-Executive director for NDLON, issued the following statement
In response to a brutal hate crime committed against three Latino day laborers, the Long Island community hosted a press conference on Friday to send a message to the community and local officials about the violence targeting the immigrant community–and to call for the community’s help in reporting such abuse.